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BI band raising money for new uniforms

Bradwell Institute Band Boosters have started a fundraising campaign to buy new band uniforms

October 16, 2007 | Special to the Courier | Education


STC now registering voters

The Liberty Campus of Savannah Technical College has added a service to its library operations. The college's library will now register citizens to vote on an ongoing basis.

October 16, 2007 | Special to the Courier | Education


Liberty Pre-K students go high-tech

Throughout the day Sept 20, the students at the Liberty County Pre-K Center were treated to a special high-tech reading of Munro Leaf's The Story of Ferdinand and attempted to help set a new record in the Guinness World Record Book.

October 16, 2007 | By Joe Parker Jr. Contributing Writer | Education


HOPE information sessions announced

The Technical Communications Certificate Program at Savannah Technical College prepares students for careers that require strong communication and technical skills, but for many students, it does something else, too - it may help them earn HOPE scholarship eligibility.

October 14, 2007 | Special to the Courier | Education


500 Pancakes with Parents

Lyman Hall Elementary School recently hosted its annual Pancakes with Parents in conjunction with the Scholastic book fair.

October 11, 2007 | Special to the Courier | Education


Students participated in review

First Presbyterian Christian Academy students contributed to the academy earning its accreditation.

October 11, 2007 | Special to the Courier | Education


Schools seek mentors

Bradwell Institute's Pathways to Academic and Athletic Success club is seeking positive mentors to work with local middle and high schools to help make a difference in the academic achievement of economically disadvantaged students.

October 11, 2007 | By Tamara Pray-Frazier Contributing Writer | Education


First Presbyterian Academy accredited

"Experience the difference" is this year's theme for First Presbyterian Christian Academy and just a couple months into the new school year, the academy has moved beyond experiencing to celebrating their distinction.

October 11, 2007 | By Alena Parker Intern | Education


Georgia improves math, reading scores

ATLANTA (AP) _ Georgia's fourth and eighth graders have nearly caught up with the nation in reading but still lag in mathematics, national test results released Tuesday show.

October 10, 2007 | Staff Report | Education


State changing HS graduation requirements

The state Board of Education's new set of graduation requirements is aimed at assuring Georgia's students graduate high school college and work ready.

October 09, 2007 | By Joe Parker Jr. Correspondent | Education


FBLA members complete BASIC

The Future Business Leaders of America officer team from Bradwell Institute recently participated in the Building and Achieving Success in Chapters training program at the FFA/FCCLA Center in Covington.

October 09, 2007 | Special to the Courier | Education


Reading is lofty goal in kindergarten

Typically, children want the top bunk when they spend the night with a friend, and most also like to play in tree houses.

September 29, 2007 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Education


BoE head says schools' problems being addressed

Dwindling graduation rates, alarming dropout trends, gang activity and student malnutrition mainly account for Liberty's scholastic slump, however, school officials are working on strategies to mend these pitfalls.

September 27, 2007 | By John Deike Staff Writer | Education


Brewton-Parker College establishes Guido School of Evangelism in Metter

"Ask and ye shall receive."

September 27, 2007 | By Kelly M. Arnold Special to the Courier | Education


Students win by reading over summer

Winners of the Get Busy Reading summer reading program recently stopped by the Courier to pick up their prizes.

September 25, 2007 | Staff Report | Education


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LCSS rolls out new communication plan

The Liberty County Board of Education heard an update on the school system's 2014-15 communication plan at a scheduled work session Tuesday morning.

August 29, 2014 | By Jeremy McAbee | Education


Governor swears Lee into state council

Liberty County School System Superintendent Dr. Valya S. Lee was sworn in Aug. 19 by Gov. Nathan Deal to the State Council of the Military Interstate Children's Compact Commission. Lee, the newest member to serve on the council, will be required to travel to the capitol to attend the panel's meetings.

August 29, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Education


Demographics shifting in schools nationwide

For the first time in American history, schools are in for a massive demographic shift. This fall the overall number of Latino, African-American, Native and Asian students will outnumber non-Hispanic white students.

August 28, 2014 | Desert News Service | Education


Contest promotes family-friendly schools

The Georgia Department of Education, along with its partners - The Ritz-Carlton Hotels of Georgia, the Georgia Association of Educators and the Georgia Foundation for Public Education - now is accepting applications for the 2015 Georgia Family-Friendly Partnership School Awards.

August 27, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Education


Governor: Programming should be core class

Gov. Nathan Deal on Monday recommended the State Board of Education amend state policy to allow computer programming courses to satisfy core requirements - math, science or foreign language - for receiving a high-school diploma. Deal is asking the Board of Regents of the University System to follow suit by accepting these courses for admission into institutions of higher education.

August 27, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Education


School-meal prices increase in Long County

The price that students and adults pay for lunches increased this year in Long County, according to school nutrition director Stephanie Fox.

August 27, 2014 | By Mike Riddle Coastal Courier correspondent | Education


Local man earns doctorate

Linnie L. Darden Sr. recently has been awarded his doctoral degree in professional counseling.

August 26, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Education


High-school student voted best at tech class

SAVANNAH - While many college students typically study hard for final-exam questions, Savannah Technical College's culinary arts baking and pastry students spend weeks working on their cake-decorating final exam.

August 26, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Education


Long BoE recognizes top teachers, retirees

The Long County Board of Education during its recent meeting recognized the 2014-15 teachers of the year from each school as well as four retiring employees.

August 25, 2014 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Education


Lee, school officials talk at chamber event

Liberty County School System Superintendent Dr. Valya Lee delivered a presentation Thursday at the Liberty County Chamber of Commerce's monthly Progress Through People luncheon, held at the Performing Arts Center.

August 25, 2014 | By Jeremy McAbee | Education


BoE approves new contract for superintendent

The Liberty County Board of Education recently approved a new three-year contract, worth $190,000 a year, for Superintendent Dr. Valya Lee.

August 22, 2014 | By Jeremy McAbee | Education


Liberty teachers offered refresher courses

The Liberty County School System, through the teaching and learning department, will offer Focused Learning After School Hours courses for all teachers beginning this month.

August 20, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Education


Teachers’ salaries equal or exceed other districts

Teachers in Liberty County are paid as much or more than their colleagues across the state of Georgia, according to Liberty County School System Chief Financial Officer Roger Reese.

August 15, 2014 | By Jeremy McAbee | Education


Soldiers help pre-K kids learn routine

Starting school can be overwhelming for a 4-year-old.

August 15, 2014 | By Jeremy McAbee | Education


Area colleges

Armstrong state releases lecture-series schedule

August 13, 2014 | Staff Report | Education


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